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National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education
http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/

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Resources for bilingual and language education.

B+ AESTHETICS:
Mostly text, large icons for links.

A ORGANIZATION:
Each section has own page accessible from the main menu boxes. Interactive tour of the site.

REVIEW:
The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) provides information for individuals working in "foreign language programs, English as a Second Language programs, Head Start, Title I, Migrant Education, or Adult Education" programs. Resources include an online library with information topics such as demographics, characteristics of schools and programs, an online discussion forum, news pertinent to bilingual education, an events calendar and a section on current news as it relates to bilingual education. There is a lot of original information here and the site also includes outside links for education, bilingual education & ESL, language & culture, technology, publishers & distributors and web searches. There is a lot of information here, and not just for teachers and educators. Anyone interested in second languages could easily find something of interest.